Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Israeli DM Amir Peretz authorizes the IDF to resume “pinpoint operations against terrorists” in Gaza, raising concerns that Israel has plans for a serious IDF escalation. IDF troops on the s. Gaza border fire on Palestinian farmers who stray nr. the border fence at 2 sites nr. Wadi Gaza, nr. ‘Abasan, seriously wounding 2 Palestinian children. (Jewish Telegraphic Agency 4/3; OCHA 4/4; PCHR 4/5)